Hike to the alpine pastures on Mt. Cervina

Hiking at the foot of the highest mountain of the Val Sarentino Alps, the Monte Cervina, also called Hirzer in German.

From Saltusio at the beginning of Val Passiria, we take the Monte Cervina Cable Car up to the mountain station Klammeben (tavern at 1,980 m a.s.l.). First of all we take the path no. 8A in order to reach the trail no. 40, leading us down to Rifugio Monte Cervina hut (Hirzerhütte, 1,986 m a.s.l.) and the Malga Tallner alpine pasture (Tallner Alm, 2,022 m a.s.l.).

From this point we follow the rather plain trail marked 2B until we reach the Hinteregg and Mahd Mountain Huts, past Lake Rotmoos. This is also where we start our way back, following path no. 4 to the Gompm Mountain Hut at 1,806 m a.s.l.

After a short break we return to the Rifugio Monte Cervina via path no. 5B and the European Long Distance Walking Trail.

If you want to do this hike, please take information about the weather and the current conditions of the trail on site!

Starting point: Saltusio, Val Passiria valley
Signposts: 8A, 40, 2B, Almenweg, 4, European long distance hiking trail, 40, 8A
Walking time: about 3 hours
Altitude difference: 314 m (ascent), 314 m (descent)
Altitude: between 1,970 and 2,132 m a.s.l.
Rest points: Hirzerhütte, Tallner Alm, Hintereggalm, Mahdalm, Klammeben
Suitable for families? The hike is not too challenging, also possible with children.

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